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Easy Pumpkin Cocoon + Knit Leaf Tutorial


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This adorable chunky knit Pumpkin Cocoon is fast to knit with worsted weight yarn used doubled and big size 15 knitting needles. A detailed photo tutorial for the knitted leaves is included. You can finish this in an evening or two. The cocoon is great for beginners and fun for experienced knitters as well. In Rust and Green colors this is an adorable Pumpkin Set, but made in pastel colors, this cocoon set is charming for springtime and Easter. The directions are written out in clear sentences without abbreviations. There are many colorful pictures. The step-by-step pattern guarantees your success. Purchase of this pattern gives you access to the designer (me) for any questions you may have about making this cocoon set. This is wonderful for baby photos and is also a cozy way to carry your baby to holiday parties. (c) KnittingGuru, 2013. All rights reserved. This pattern is for personal use only. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl stockinette stitch seed stitch (directions included in pattern) knit 2 together Make 1 increase (tutorial included in pattern) slip-slip-knit (instructions included in pattern) GAUGE 10 stitches, 14 rows = 4 inches (40 cm) after blocking. The gauge is given for the cocoon with knitting worsted yarn used doubled. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Hat - 13 inch circumference Cocoon - 9 inches wide X 19 1/2 inches long SUGGESTED YARN 446 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN For this cocoon I used Patons Merino Wool Worsted Yarn COLORWAY Rust + Leaf Green

Supplies Needed

  • Size 15 knitting needles
  • Size 9 knitting needles
  • 50 grams knitting worsted weight yarn in Leaf Green

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